Fire in the Blood
Nemirovsky explores the passion of youth and ties of family in this exquisite short novel set in rural Burgundy in the years before WWII.
Eyewitness Guide Paris
Gorgeous, well-illustrated and filled with maps, this compact book provides an excellent overview of the French capital, its history, traditions and sights.
Adventures on the Wine Route, A Wine Buyer's Tour of France
A delightful and warmly anecdotal book highly recommended for anyone touring the wine regions of France. Lynch brings the domains and appellations of French wine to full-blown life and his portraits of the grand personalities who make the wine are priceless.
Wine and War, The French, the Nazis, and the Battle for France's Greatest Treasure
This thrilling account of how the vintners of France saved their crops -- and their bottles -- as the Nazis approached, focuses on the activities of five winemaking families in Burgundy, Alsace, Champagne, Bordeaux and the Loire Valley.
Food Wine Burgundy
Downie's highly selective guide to Burgundy's authentic eateries, culinary traditions, wine, wineries, food artisans and gourmet shops.
The Food of France
An evocative and beautifully written survey of French food. First published in 1958 and revised in the mid-1970s, the book covers the important regions of French cuisine by dividing them into domains of Butter (northern France), Fat (Alsace) and Oil (the south).
Lonely Planet French Phrasebook
This handy phrasebook focuses on pronunciation, basic grammar and essential vocabulary for the traveler.
Companion Guide Burgundy
A personable district-by-district guide to Burgundy, this intelligent (and very British) book interweaves maps, some illustrations and plenty of opinionated detail regarding local geography, history and culture.
A sturdy laminated map of the city center at a scale of 1:12,000 and all of Paris at a scale of 1:15,000.
Paris to the Pyrenees
David Downie's spirited book is haunted by the Gallo-Roman forebears of modern France. On ancient trails through the forests of the rugged Morvan, they continued across the celebrated wine country of Burgundy and the centuries-old Via Podiensis on the Way of Saint James.
A Traveller's History of France
This fast-moving survey covers the conquests of ancient Gaul through the heady days of revolution to modern times.
Paris in Mind
With selections spanning 300 years, this wonderful anthology reflects America's long connection to Paris and the French. The 30 American writers tapped include Benjamin Franklin, Ernest Hemingway and David Sedaris.
Wines of Burgundy Map
A colorful, detailed map of important vineyards within the Burgundy region. Produced by French cartographers and written in French. One-sided. Scaled at 1:55,000.
Shadows in the Vineyard, The True Story of a Plot to Poison the World's Greatest Wine
A Vanity Fair correspondent relates every seedy detail in this true crime story. When a Burgundy vinter refused an offer of extortion, his priceless vineyards were poisoned.
The Most Beautiful Villages of Burgundy
Divided geographically, this handsome book is an illustrated portrait of the region, its landscape, architecture and people. With maps, a travel guide and 260 photographs.
Paris to the Moon
Gopnik writes with candor and humor about Paris and Parisian ways in these charming reflections on adapting to life in glorious exile.
The Gothic Enterprise, A Guide to Understanding the Medieval Cathedral
An enthusiast, Scott delves into the history, design, architecture and wonder of Europe's medieval cathedrals and great Abbey churches.
In a Dark Wood Wandering, A Novel of the Middle Ages
With a cast of thousands including Joan of Arc and the Dukes of Burgundy, this 1949 historical novel renders the political intrigue, people and texture of 15th-century Europe and of medieval court life during the Hundred Years War.
Long Ago in France, The Years in Dijon
A memoir of Fisher's years in France in the late '20s and early '30s, a time of exuberant discoveries of the glories of French food and French culture.
An up-to-date regional map, including Dijon, at the scale of 1:200,000 published by Michelin.